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Sam Sharpe Lectures 2019

VereneShepherd
Women in Sam Sharpe’s Army: Repression, Resistance, Reparation

We are delighted that this year's Sam Sharpe Lecture will be delivered by Professor Verene Shepherd (Social historian and Director of the Centre for Reparation Research at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters).

Please click here for information about each of the contributors to these lectures.

Due to the lectures' increasing popularity, and the world-renowned speaker, there will be two opportunities to attend:


London Lecture

LondonFlyer2019Tuesday 22 October
Beginning at 19:00

The London lecture will be hosted by Imperial College, Prince Consort Rd, Kensington, SW7 2AZ.  The evening will begin with a welcome on behalf of Imperial College from Dr Mark Richards (Department of Physics).

The former Metropolitan Police Superintendent Leroy Logan MBE, Chair of the London Board advising the Youth Violence Community at the All Party Parliamentary Group, will be responding to the evening’s theme on Reparations.
  
The Revd Joel Edwards (CBE) will facilitate the evening’s panel discussion, which will also feature Esther Stanford-Xosei.

 

Birmingham Lecture

BirminghamFlyer2019Thursday 24 October
Beginning at 19:00

The lecture will take place at BMS Birmingham (24 Weoley Park Road, Birmingham, B29 6QX).

The Respondent to Professor Shepherd’s address on reparations will be Professor Robert Beckford, (leading academic, author and broadcaster).  

The evening will be facilitated by Dr Dulcie Dixon McKenzie, tutor at Queen’s College.

 

Booking your place

The closing date for booking was 20 October and both lectures are now fully booked.
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List of speakers with links to more information
Joel Edwards will facilitate the panel discussion following the Sam Sharpe Lecture in London
Leroy Logan will be responding to this year's Sam Sharpe Lecture in London
Esther Stanford-Xosei will be participating in the panel discussion following the Sam Sharpe Lecture in London
Dulcie Dixon McKenzie will facilitate the panel discussion following the Sam Sharpe Lecture in Birmingham
Professor Robert Beckford will be responding to the Sam Sharpe Lecture in Birmingham
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